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    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine – International Trade Minister Ed Fast will be in Kyiv for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country.Fast, who arrived Sunday and has been to Ukraine twice is the last six months, is there to talk free trade his counterpart, Aivaras...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    President Petro Poroshenko held an emergency meeting of his military officials and cut short a trip to Saudi Arabia. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says intercepted communications show Russian-backed rebels attacked city
    Jan25

    Ukraine says intercepted communications show Russian-backed rebels attacked city

    KIEV, Ukraine – Intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people, President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday during an emergency meeting of his Security Council. U.S. President Barack...

    Obama: ‘Ratchet up pressure on Russia’
    Jan25

    Obama: ‘Ratchet up pressure on Russia’

    The military option is out, President Barack Obama said Sunday, but the U.S. will be looking at all other options to “ratchet up the pressure on Russia” on the issue of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama and India’s Modi Declare ‘Breakthrough’ on Nuclear Deal
    Jan25

    Obama and India’s Modi Declare ‘Breakthrough’ on Nuclear Deal

    Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday they had made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change, with Obama declaring a “breakthrough understanding” in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India. Obama and Modi expressed hope that a landmark...

    Fighting At A Ukrainian Army Checkpoint In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan25

    Fighting At A Ukrainian Army Checkpoint In Eastern Ukraine

    Firefights broke out at a Ukrainian army checkpoint between the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk. On January 24, the 40th Battalion’s 17th Tank Brigade came under attack at Debaltseve from the direction of Luhansk. (RFE/RL Ukrainian Service correspondent Levko Stek). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine claims radio, phone calls prove rebels behind deadly attack
    Jan25

    Ukraine claims radio, phone calls prove rebels behind deadly attack

    Intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people, President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday during an emergency meeting of his Security Council. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s leader says intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people.President Petro Poroshenko, who held an emergency meeting Sunday of his Security Council, said the...

    Why war has exploded again in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Why war has exploded again in Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine — The relative quiet of December in eastern Ukraine has been erased by an explosion of deadly violence in past weeks, marking a serious escalation in the nine-month-long war between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists and dashing hopes for a peaceful resolution. Since New Year’s Day, there have been three...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s leader says intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. President Petro Poroshenko, who held an emergency meeting Sunday of his Security Council, said...